Based in the heart of the Valleys, Pontypridd, we are one of the most active, competitive and diverse judo clubs in South Wales, welcoming new members of all levels and backgrounds. With classes to suit all abilities, you can start today.


Welsh Judo’s 4 grading awards (Dragon AwardsMon GradesKyu Grades and Dan Grades) have been individually designed to ensure that whatever standard you are or aspiration you have, there is always a target to aim for in your judo.

The grading systems have been designed to acknowledge and reward progression and achievement of those involved in the sport of judo and are available for people as young as 5 to work towards.

Click on the coloured belts below to explore and find out more about the grading systems and grades offered by Welsh Judo.

Please feel free to download any of the Mon Grade Judo Syllabus below, these are what you need to learn for each grade and what you will be tested on.

If you don’t understand any of the techniques, or if you want to know more, please speak to one of the coaches, who will be happy to help you.